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Kena

What does Kena mean?

Kena Pronunciation of Kena [ke-na] as a name for girls is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of Kena is "greatest champion". Kena is a version of Kendra (Welsh).

Associated with: greatest.

Variations

Kena has 5 variants: Keni, Kenia, Kenna, Kennah and Kinna.

10 more relations via Kendra: Kandra, Kenda, Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrya, Kenndra, Kindra and Kyndra.

Creative forms:
(female) Keina, Klena, ..

(male) Keny, Keta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kena Maliya (K.M.), ..

How popular is Kena?

Kena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2904 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kena entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #1836 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Kena appearing in the Top 2000 are Kendra (#342 via latest list), Kenna (#676), Kenia (#777), Kyndra, Kindra and Kenda. These forms of Kena were at the apex of their popularity 21 years ago (adoption of 0.16%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.09%, 46% less). Kendra has been the most prevalent, though Kenna has gained in usage over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kena, Kenda, Kendra, Kenia, Kenna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kindra, Kyndra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kendra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kena is alike in pronunciation to Canna, Kani, Kayana, Keanna, Keeana, Keena, Keiana, Kennia, Kennya, Kenya, Keona, Keonna, Kiahna, Kiana, Kiani, Kianna, Kiauna, Kina, Kiona, Kionah, Kioni, Kionna, Konny, Queena and Quenna. Other suggested similar names are Abena, Anna, Avena, Bena, Buna, Dena, Duna, Dyna, Edna, Eena, Erena, Gana, Gena, Gina, Hena, Irena, Jana, Jena, Kadena, Kama, Keela, Kendal, Kenza, Kera, Keva, Keyne, Kia, Kine, Leana, Lena, Lyna, Mena, Neena, Nena, Nona, Nyna, Reena, Rena, Sena, Teana, Tena, Tina, Una, Unna, Vena, Verna, Xena, Zana, Zeena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kena.

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